Defamation Bill

This page relates to the Defamation Bill introduced in the House of Commons on 10 May 2012.

The text of the Bill can be found from the UK Parliament page Defamation Bill

Information about the progress of the Bill, including proposed dates for future meetings, can be found on that web page.

Legislative consent memorandum lodged:

Lead Committe: Justice Committee

Discussed: Justice Committee on 4 September 2012 (554KB pdf)

Discussed: Justice Committee on 18 September 2012

Discussed: Justice Committee on 25 September 2012 (90KB pdf)

Report: 10th Report 2012: Report on the Legislative Consent Memorandum on the Defamation Bill (LCM(S4) 13.1) 26 September 2012

Legislative Consent Motions/Resolutions:

S4M-04380 (lodged on 3 October 2012)

Motion agreed to on 4 October 2012

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